Elise Mertens

Elise Mertens (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɛrtəns]; born 17 November 1995) is a Belgian professional tennis player. A top 15 player in both singles and doubles, she achieved a her career-high singles ranking of world No. 12 on 26 November 2018. On 10 May 2021, she became world No. 1 in women's doubles for the first time.[1][2]

Elise Mertens
Country (sports) Belgium
ResidenceHamont-Achel, Belgium
Born (1995-11-17) 17 November 1995 (age 26)
Leuven, Belgium
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro2013
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachSimon Goffin
Prize moneyUS$ 9,178,336
Singles
Career record356–192 (65.0%)
Career titles6
Highest rankingNo. 12 (26 November 2018)
Current rankingNo. 21 (22 November 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenSF (2018)
French Open4R (2018)
Wimbledon4R (2019)
US OpenQF (2019, 2020)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games1R (2020)
Doubles
Career record269–120 (69.2%)
Career titles14
Highest rankingNo. 1 (10 May 2021)
Current rankingNo. 4 (8 November 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (2021)
French OpenSF (2019)
WimbledonW (2021)
US OpenW (2019)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsF (2021)
Olympic Games1R (2020)
Team competitions
Fed CupQF (2018, 2019), record 10–4
Hopman CupRR (2018)
Last updated on: 22 November 2021.

Mertens has won six singles and 14 doubles titles on the WTA Tour, including three Grand Slam titles in women's doubles: the 2019 US Open and 2021 Australian Open partnering Aryna Sabalenka, and at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships partnering Hsieh Su-wei. She also has 11 singles and 13 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit.[1] While her most prolific success has come in doubles, including winning the Indian Wells and Miami doubles titles in 2019 to complete the Sunshine Double, Mertens has also been very successful in singles. There, she has reached the semifinals at the 2018 Australian Open and the quarterfinals at the 2019 and 2020 US Open.[3][4]


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